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Postby RetroGamerUK » Sun Jun 17, 2007 9:42 am

So that's potentially 4 forum members going this year, could be an all time record turn out for U.K. non-atari scene events then 8O
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Postby Lorfarius » Tue Jun 19, 2007 10:11 pm

RetroGamerUK wrote:So that's potentially 4 forum members going this year, could be an all time record turn out for U.K. non-atari scene events then 8O


Just as long as somebody turns up!
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Postby Lorfarius » Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:40 pm

Have posted a remake (by a RN fan) of the BBC Micro Computer classic Citadel over on the Retro North Site :D Its in the Links section so please go take a look.
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Postby RetroGamerUK » Thu Jun 21, 2007 9:10 pm

Looks like a good game, works in Firefox an all :)
Are you going to be at Retro North Lofarius?
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Postby Lorfarius » Fri Jun 22, 2007 11:14 am

RetroGamerUK wrote:Are you going to be at Retro North Lofarius?


Ill have to be, I'm organising it :P
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Postby RetroGamerUK » Sat Jun 23, 2007 9:35 am

Ahh good-o :)
Well you have my money so where are my tickets????? :evil:

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Postby Lorfarius » Sat Jun 23, 2007 6:05 pm

RetroGamerUK wrote:Ahh good-o :)
Well you have my money so where are my tickets????? :evil:

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Should be sending them out towards mid July :) Not to worry though, everyone who has paid for a ticket is guaranteed entry as they are on the list!
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Postby Mug UK » Sat Jun 23, 2007 10:55 pm

That's good to hear :)

Travelling down on a daily basis as it's nearby (according to my mate who's doing the driving).

Hoping to pick up some gap fills for my Master System collection on the day too :)
Having sold 99.9% of my 1300+ collection of originals, I'm taking a bit of a back seat on the forum. I'll still do the front-of-house admin tasks as and when they're required but, for now, I'm enjoying my Xbox 360 time too much :)

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Postby RetroGamerUK » Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:58 am

Yeah the venue in Glossop is 21 miles from the Town Centre here according to the AA routeplanner so it shouldn't be too far from Warrington either :)
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Postby Lorfarius » Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:30 pm

RetroGamerUK wrote:Yeah the venue in Glossop is 21 miles from the Town Centre here according to the AA routeplanner so it shouldn't be too far from Warrington either :)


21 miles? Its literaly 5 minutes away in a car! More like 5 miles max 8O
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Postby RetroGamerUK » Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:59 pm

I meant from the Town Centre of my home Town to the venue :wink: :lol:
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Postby JustExhumed » Fri Jun 29, 2007 4:56 pm

My family live in Glossop (Ok, Gamesley - it's the same for me but not for the snobs of Glossop apparently!).

If you get the train then come out of the train station, turn right and walk down the cobbles. There's usually a nice rank of private taxis outside the Norfolk pub.
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Postby RetroGamerUK » Fri Jun 29, 2007 5:49 pm

JustExhumed wrote:My family live in Glossop (Ok, Gamesley - it's the same for me but not for the snobs of Glossop apparently!).

If you get the train then come out of the train station, turn right and walk down the cobbles. There's usually a nice rank of private taxis outside the Norfolk pub.

Are you going then Justin? 8)
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Postby Lorfarius » Mon Jul 02, 2007 4:50 pm

RetroGamerUK wrote:
JustExhumed wrote:My family live in Glossop (Ok, Gamesley - it's the same for me but not for the snobs of Glossop apparently!).

If you get the train then come out of the train station, turn right and walk down the cobbles. There's usually a nice rank of private taxis outside the Norfolk pub.

Are you going then Justin? 8)


I hope he is :)
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Postby Lorfarius » Sat Jul 07, 2007 3:02 pm

Bit of an update for everyone. Tickets will be going out in the next couple of weeks! For all those who haven't bought one I thought I best let you know that there are only 100 tickets in total available and we have already sold more than half. So best bet is it get in there quick to avoid disappointment.
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Postby Lorfarius » Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:38 pm

Just a quick note to let everyone know that I have sent out the first batch of tickets today. So they should be with you all shortly. If it isn't then it means you haven't bought a ticket, so what are you reading this for! Get over to the Retro North site and book! :lol:
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Postby Lorfarius » Tue Jul 17, 2007 6:53 pm

I thought I should let you all know that we are down to our last few tickets! Once they are gone, they are gone 8O
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Postby RetroGamerUK » Tue Jul 17, 2007 9:55 pm

Well I got mine the other day :wink:
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Postby Mug UK » Tue Jul 17, 2007 10:23 pm

Mine's at a mate's house so it's safe.
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Postby Lorfarius » Wed Jul 18, 2007 7:10 pm

Tickets are now sold out folks :D
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Postby Mug UK » Wed Jul 18, 2007 7:11 pm

See you all there (those 4 or so that are going from this forum).
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Postby RetroGamerUK » Thu Jul 19, 2007 2:04 pm

Lorfarius wrote:Tickets are now sold out folks :D

Anyone want to buy a ticket? :D The asking price is £100.00 (£150.00 buy it now) :wink: [/lame joke]

har har indeed,
See all 4 of you from here and 95 strangers there then :) 96 strangers if there are any mirrors :wink:
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Postby StickHead » Thu Jul 19, 2007 6:39 pm

I'll be there too! (I know I'm pretty much a stranger, but hey, the more ST fans the better, right?)

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Postby Mug UK » Thu Jul 19, 2007 6:57 pm

The more the merrier Stickhead.
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Postby Heavy Stylus » Sat Jul 21, 2007 9:33 am

Hey guys, thought you might be interested: http://www.rgcd.co.uk/news/

I'll see you there then. If RetroGamer UK *really* looks like his avatar I'll eat a PC in front of all present at the event.

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